Scalpel-Free Vasectomy

A simple, painless, 10-minute procedure in the doctor’s office can provide men with a lifetime of reliable contraception. It’s a simple surgery with a simple goal: Vasectomy provides permanent male birth control by severing and blocking the tubes through which sperm pass to mix with semen. Sperm are produced in the male’s testes (testicles) and stored […]

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Conquering Incontinence

The first step to ending the discomfort and embarrassment is a visit to your doctor or urologist. We can help. UI can be slightly bothersome or truly debilitating. The embarrassment of “wetting” in public can interfere with normal everyday activities and cause tremendous emotional distress. And, too often, embarrassment keeps people with urinary incontinence from confiding […]

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EUS: a recent and invaluable tool

Once available only in academic centers, endoscopic ultrasound has become an essential tool for any good GI practice. Endoscopic ultrasound is a procedure in which gastroenterologists use a specialized scope with an ultrasound camera installed at its tip. The procedure was developed in the 1980s, specifically for the detection of pancreatic cancer. Physicians needed to […]

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